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Doll club to meet June 19

The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will hold its first meeting of the summer months Thursday, June 19, at 1 p.m. at Walter E. Olson Memorial Library.

After the business meeting, Judith Wainwright of Eagle River will present a program on Eloise Wilkin and “Baby Dear.”

Wilkin enjoyed a successful career as an illustrator of Little Golden Books

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:19 PM
Woods to speak at churches in Lakeland, Eagle River

Dr. Gary Wood will be the featured speaker at Lakeland Aglow Lighthouse Saturday, June 21, at the Woodruff Community Building in Woodruff, and at Abundant Life Church in Eagle River, Sunday, June 22, at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Coffee and fellowship will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by Wood’s presentation, “Is Heaven For Real?” at 10 a.m.

An auto accident claimed Wood’s life in 1966. During the 20-minute timeframe he laid clinically dead. The accident left Wood with a crushed larynx and vocal cords.

“He went to heaven and saw Jesus. Jesus told him that wherever he told his story,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:18 PM
Art awards announced
Susan Pucci, above, of Hawk’s Nest Studio and Gallery in St. Germain, presented a workshop to all the artists who entered the Wisconsin Regional Art Program show at the Walter Olson Library June 7. Her workshop was followed by a critique of the state award and honorable mention artists whom she selected.  —Contributed Photo

Sue Pucci of St. Germain, an artist and art judge, recently named state award winners and those who received honorable mention at the local Wisconsin Regional Art Program (WRAP) display held at Walter E. Olson Memorial Library.

Area artists receiving state awards are eligible to enter their work in the Wausau State show to be placed on display in August. This show is sponsored by WRAP, a division of the University of Wisconsin continuing education program.

State awards were given to Barb Schneider of Lac du Flambeau

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:17 PM
Yoga festival slated June 21

Body By Nature Yoga Festival will take place Saturday, June 21, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverview Park in Eagle River. Packet pick-up and registration will be held from 6 to 8:30 a.m.

Admission will be $30 for adults and $10 for children, and will include three sessions of adult yoga and three activity sessions for children.

The event will feature a activewear style show, power beats, a life coach speaker, Zumba, strolling music, picnic lunch, a raffle and vendors. Vendor spots are still available

For more information, call Body By Nature Fitness Studio at (715) 479-1399 or visit bodybynaturefitnessstudio.­com.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:16 PM
Papermaking class set in Eagle River June 24-27

The Mill Paper and Book Arts will present the workshop “Paper and Place: Indigenous Fiber Paper,” Tuesday through Friday, June 24-27, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Circle of Life Studio, located at 3720 Gaffney Drive in Eagle River.

The workshop, open to all skill levels, will engage beginning or advanced papermakers in hands on, process-orientated?paper making.

The instructor will be Wisconsin artist and papermaker, Robert Possehl.

“Paper has perceptive origins of place. Its fibers grow from the earth and through watchful,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:16 PM